verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of chant
Related formschant·a·ble, adjectivechant·ing·ly, adverbhalf-chant·ed, adjectiveun·chant·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for chant
The owner of the original video of the “dead cops” chant told me it was taken on 32nd Street between 5th and Madison avenues.
The same night the “dead cops” chant was recorded, two police officers were attacked on the Brooklyn Bridge.
A car parked at a red light honked its horn in rhythm with the chant as the crowd passed in front of it.
Some of the marchers began to chant at the anarchists, reminding them that the movement is bigger than them.
Chant: Ve-al kulam, Eloha selichot, selach lanu, mechal lanu, kaper lanu.Jews and Non-Jews Need to Repent for the Sins of the U.S. and Israel|Rabbi Michael Lerner|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The chant quickened as the service drew to an end, and the candles burned low.From Sea to Sea|Rudyard Kipling
When the time of his departure approached, he resolved to chant a Te Deum pontifically.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
They set up a chant, marking the time with a small wooden drum, and the boom of hollow bamboos struck endwise upon the earth.The Fijians|Basil Thomson
He beats his drum and sings, while a woman within repeats the chant in a shrill voice.Omens and Superstitions of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
The chant arose stronger and louder than ever before, and several drums rumbled at once.The Delight Makers|Adolf Bandelier